Dupag Rock Formation | Things to do in Luna-Apayao

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Dupag Rock Formation is a cluster of jagged limestone boulders 7 to 8 feet high. Climbing each one is no easy feat, so it is highly suggested that each  guest don the proper footwear and protective gear to avoid accidents. From the highest peak, aptly named Father Rock, a sweeping view of the neighboring fields, rivers, and valleys can be seen. Its unique topography made it the preferred hiding place of locals and insurgents during past wars and guerilla uprisings. Reaching the labyrinth requires a 30 to 45-minute trek up a hill where various fruit-bearing trees—chesa, namot, and tebbeg, to name a few—serve as shade and shelter to visitors and different species of birds.
Open: 6am-5pm
Address: Brgy. Marag, Luna, Apayao
Fee: 20 php - Environmental/Entrance Fee, 150 php/head - Tour Guide, 10 php - Helmet/ Gloves
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Nearby attractions

Cagandungan Hanging Bridge
Attraction
2.38 km away

The 150m hanging bridge of Cagandungan was built in 2013 to connect Barangay Marag and Cagandungan, which are located on opposing sides of the mighty Marag River. The two barangays, along with the neighboring Barangay Calbigan, celebrate the Rakit Festival, during May. Spectators flock the bridge and the riverbanks to witness the colorful rakit fluvial parade, where large bamboo rafts are filled with the season's bountiful harvest.

Manacota Underground River
Attraction
2.88 km away

Shooting the rapids is a common attraction all over the country, but have you ever tried it inside a cave? Travelers who want to try out this extreme activity are accompanied by a couple of boatmen wherein one steers through narrow crevices with a single blade paddle while the other holds on to the stern to keep the boat balanced. The river spans 700m of a crystal-clear water in Marag Valley. On a good day, various species of fish can be sighted swimming along such as tilapia, carp, eel, and palilang. The water level depends on the weather conditions—it can rise as high as 30 to 40 feet during heavy rains and storms, which explains the presence of lodged trunks and branches at the cave's ceiling. 

Apayao Provincial Capitol
Attraction
10.49 km away

The Apayao Provincial Capitol is where the governor and his constituents perform their duties and responsibilities. It sits on a hill that overlooks a small man-made park. During afternoons, residents of all ages can be seen hanging around and relaxing under the surrounding trees. A few can also be seen playing basketball in the newly constructed gymnasium just a few minutes away from the Capitol. At times of calamity, this gym is the town's designated evacuation center.

Where to stay

Apayao Eco Tourism and Sports Complex
₱2400.00

Unwind and get close to nature at this resort in Luna, Apayao. This place invites you to take a breather away from the hustle and bustle of the city, while still offering you the basic amenities you need. Whether you’re looking for a new adventure, in a new town or a quiet respite from your busy schedule, this relaxing getaway has you covered.

Cozi Home and Restaurant
₱1200.00
Hotels and homes
8.66 km away

Immerse yourself in the real local experience when you book at this homestay located at Luna, Apayao. The place is simple and equipped with the basic comforts you need. Staying at this local home will give you a glimpse to everyday life and allow you to learn more about the wonderful province of Apayao.

La Nouva Vita Hotel and Restaurant
₱800.00

Strategically located at Luna, Apayao, this hotel is a great choice for all types of travelers seeking comfortable accommodations. It has clean interiors, quality facilities, and amenities that guarantee a memorable stay.

Getting there and around

Brgy. Marag, Luna, Apayao

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